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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 119788305 - Lafd Station #20

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Pico Rivera

Nr: 119788305Report ID: 0950642Open Date: 11/25/1996

Lafd Station #20
1474 W Sunset Bl
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9224/Fire Protection
Mailing: 200 N Main St Rm 1060, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:LocalGovt
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/21/1997
Close Case:05/06/1997

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362531311    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 119788305Event: 05/29/1996Firefighter'S Foot Burned In Battling Residential Fire
Employee #1, a firefighter, was battling a three-story residential fire. At the time of the accident, firefighters were deployed on the second and third floors. Employee #1 was in the nozzle position on fire attack, advancing across the third floor, when he stepped through substandard flooring to his crotch. His boot filled with burning embers, causing second- and third-degree burns on the top of his right foot. Department policies were followed in the fire attack and Employee #1 was wearing personal protection equipment.
Keywords: burn, firefighter, fire, fall, foot
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119788305 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations

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